SER creates record in running of Spl trains

Kolkata
4 May 2018

To meet the growing demand of the travelling passengers during the festive seasons and also during the summer and winter seasons, S E Railway has progressively introduced a large number of special trains during the peak seasons. The composition of popular mail/express trains have also been augmented in the peak seasons to provide additional berths and seats.
S E Railway during 2017-18 provided 1686 Special Trains towards different directions including Superfast Specials during festivals, summer and winter season against 580 Special Trains ran during the previous year i.e. 2016-17 thus registering an increase of 191% against last year.
In the financial year 2017-18 regurar mail/express trains were augmented by attaching 7325 extra coaches against 5000 extra coaches provided in the year 2016-17 registering an increase of 47% over the previous year. (EOIC)